Monthly Archives: September 2013

How to File For Long Island Workers Compensation Income Benefits After A Workplace Accident

Workplace accidents happen all the time. Regardless of how hard we try to prevent them, things can still go wrong. After a severe workplace accident, questions have to be asked and reports have to be filed. Under the Workers’ Compensation Law, if a worker is hurt or injured during the course of performing their job, the place of employment is responsible for the medical costs the worker may incur while in recovery.Workers’ compensation benefits may also be granted to the employee on a weekly basis to replace the regular income lost while absent from work. The amount of compensation that can be received depends on the employee’s average weekly wage and the extent of the injury.A medical report needs to be filed with the Workers’ Compensation Board before benefits are granted. The report needs to confirm that the incident is work related. Accidents suffered while traveling to and from work...
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Ways Workplace Knee Injuries Can Entitle You to Social Security Disability Income Benefits

The knee is the largest joint in the body, and, in humans, the knee supports almost the entire weight of the individual, which makes the knee very susceptible to injury and forms of arthritis. Many people have had slips and falls, automobile accidents and sports injuries, but it doesn’t matter what type of knee injury you have had, you may be entitled to social security disability benefits, and a Long Island social security disability income benefits attorney can assist you in getting social security benefits.People who work on their knees or on their feet all day, like carpenters, loggers or electricians are susceptible to prepatellar bursitis. This bursitis causes swelling and chronic pain in the front of the kneecap. Contacting a Long Island workers compensation attorney will help you discover how the pain has gotten worse during the course of work you are doing.The more common knee injuries that...
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